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Feb 25, 2013 2:30pm PST
senior catholic has thrust the succession plans into question. cardinal keith o'brien has stepped down after being accused of inappropriate behavior with priests. he was due to take part in the conclave to elect the successor to pope benedict, but will now not be going to rome. our religious correspondent has the details. >> for a decade and more, he has been one of scotland's biggest personalities and strongest voices. then came allegations that cardinal o'brien behaved inappropriately towards four priests in his care during the 1980's. suddenly, he is out of office. today, cardinal o'brien stayed behind closed doors. in a statement, he acknowledged his poor health, but made no attempt to rebut the allegations against him. instead he said, for any good i have been able to do, i thank god. for any failures, i apologize to him all whom i have asked to all whom i have -- i apologize to all whom i have offended. a few days ago, he was the catholic church's elder statesmen, due to fly to rome to help choose the new pope -- statesman, due to fly to rome to help choose the new pope. >> the h
PBS
Feb 25, 2013 4:00pm PST
and strongest voices. then came allegations that cardinal o'brien behaved inappropriately towards four priests in his care during the 1980's. suddenly, he is out of office. today, cardinal o'brien stayed behind closed doors. in a statement, he acknowledged his poor health, but made no attempt to rebut the allegations against him. instead he said, for any good i have been able to do, i thank god. for any failures, i apologize to him all whom i have asked to all whom i have -- i apologize to all whom i have offended. a few days ago, he was the catholic church's elder statesmen, due to fly to rome to help choose the new pope -- statesman, due to fly to rome to help choose the new pope. >> the holy father excepted on february 18, the resignation .rom the cardinal >> the first minister said he had heard the news of cardinal o'brien's resignation with great sadness. >> allegations have to be properly investigated. i don't think they have the right circumstances. it overshadows almost 50 years as a priest. all the substantial work he has done for his church and country. >> the claims against cardinal
CNN
Feb 25, 2013 9:00am PST
and inappropriate approaches were made after night prayers. what do you know about the case and what cardinal o'brien is saying? >> reporter: well, look, we know according to published reports there's this case and three other cases. a total of four cases now coming out and accusing cardinal o'brien of inappropriate sexual misconduct. he himself is said to have taken up, obviously, legal counsel. he has, as we've said, resigned but he was resigning months ago. it's just that today pope benedict accepted that resignation. he didn't have to accept it today. it could have been further delayed but he did accept the resignation. and now we've also know, because of statements cardinal o'brien has posted, he will not come here to rome and take part in the election of the next pope in the conclave. he said that he would want the spotlight not to be on him but on the pope. but what is clear, suzanne and michael, is that, look, the sun is setting tonight on this eternal city. this was meant to be sort of a swan song for pope benedict xvi. four more days in office and every single minute, it seems, one tawdry s
CNN
Feb 25, 2013 12:00pm EST
the conclave starts. that is scotland's cardinal keith o'brien. he has now resigned amid allegations that he abused four men studying to be priests in the 1980s. >> news of his resignation comes a day after a british newspaper reported on that alleged abuse. our chief international correspondent christiane amanpour joins us from rome. this report was in "the observer," the newspaper, saying one man was a 20-year-old seminarien, cardinal was a spiritual director and inappropriate approaches were made after night prayers. what do you know about the case and what cardinal o'brien is saying? >> reporter: well, look, we know according to published reports there's this case and three other cases. a total of four cases now coming out and accusing cardinal o'brien of inappropriate sexual misconduct. he himself is said to have taken up, obviously, legal counsel. he has, as we've said, resigned but he was resigning months ago. it's just that today pope benedict accepted that resignation. he didn't have to accept it today. it could have been further delayed but he did accept the resignation. and now we
Current
Feb 25, 2013 4:00pm PST
. they are are claims that benedict stepped because down of the gay priests and blackmail in a dossier. cardinal o'brien today resigned and cardinal mahoney is accused of concealing the crimes of pedophile priests but he will help choose the next pope but abuse victims call that an outarrangement cardinal o'brien said himself that they should look outside of the box and he thinks he's that maybe the pope should be selected from cardinals from africa and latino america where the church is showing growth. it's odd that those progressive words will not be part of this conclave, but other words that o'brien has used over and over by anti-homosexual anti-gay marriage, it's the rhetoric that the church is finding difficult to countenance as they try to become a worldwide body. we would like to talk about this with someone who has had experience with the catholic church barbara blaine. founder and president of the survivors network for those abused by priests. it's called "snap." the largest support group for anyone hurt by priests. how financial are you with cardinal o'brien. is this the first step or this
MSNBC
Feb 25, 2013 11:00am PST
comes as news broke that britain's highest ranking leader is stepping down. cardinal keith patrick o'brien resigned after "the observer" reported several priests filed complaints accusing him of unwanted behavior and inappropriate contact. more than 10,000 people have also signed a petition asking that los angeles former archbishop mahoney recuse himself from conclave. the demands after thousands of documents released last month reveal that he was directly involved in covering up priests who abused children. all of this comes after last week's bombshell report by the italian newspaper that says an internal 300-page report uncovered an underground gay network at the vatican. claudio lavagna is live for us in rome. so far the vatican attempted to dismiss much of what's developing and breaking today. >> reporter: well, and tamron, this morning, people sense and feel the anticipation. there in the vatican press room, they had a big announcement to make and packed with hundreds of journalists from all over the world. he said one big news, we got two. as you mentioned, the pope decided to change
FOX
Feb 25, 2013 5:00am PST
again mostly regarding the conclave and electing the next pope is happening as cardinal keith o'brien has been forced to resign. this is pretty big news. cardinal o'brien is the most senior catholicture rick in britain. he is charged with making homo sexual advances to younger. now the pope announced his retirement earlier this month siting health issues. that takes effect on thursday. we're also told he is meeting today with the cardinals who filed a report saying there is corruption and homosex corral -- homo sexuality taking place. now an english speaking priest was at the news conference. he will put out a full summary in english. in the meantime we are talking about whether or not cardinal o'brien will really be at the conclave. the spokesman at the vatican says the pope can take some steps but he wouldn't want to harm the cardinals dignity. we'll talk about this when we see you next hour. kyla campbell. >>> time is 5:15. the state department joining a search for a missing couple from oakland who disappeared in south america. they kept in constant contact with their family member
NBC
Feb 24, 2013 8:00am EST
priests and a former priest, accused the scottish cardinal keith o'brien of inappropriate behavior going back some 30 years. they want cardinal o'brien to resign immediately before he comes to rome to vote for the new pope. i asked the papal spokesperson about this today. he told me that the pope will be informed of this matter this afternoon and that tomorrow the vatican will issue a statement. erica. >> and, anne, we're hearing plenty about the scandal at home in the u.s. the former archbishop of los angeles. and also facing problems with a priest sexual abuse scandal there. >> reporter: he is. that's cardinal roger mahony. he was depossessed yesterday for almost four hours. asked by lawyers what he knew about a visiting mexican priest who was accused of abusing some 26 children in the 1980s. court documents released earlier this year show that cardinal mahony did play a role in shielding abusive priests. some u.s. catholics called on mahony not to come to rome to vote on the new pope, but he says he will participate. erica. >> anne thompson, thank you. >>> in washington, time is ticki
MSNBC
Feb 25, 2013 10:00am PST
is going to get started, and it's very frustrating to many people. >> and what about cardinal o'brien? he is the top british cardinal, and he resigned today. what is the back story on that? >> boy, that was a shock, wasn't it? i mean, just the vatican moving in just warp speed in the last 24 hours about this, andrea. you know, on sunday you had in a british newspaper accusations by three priests and a former priest about inappropriate behavior towards them by cardinal o'brien. he denies it. the pope gets that information yesterday afternoon after his final sunday blessing here in st. peters square, and then this morning it is announced that cardinal o'brien is stepping down. in a statement today cardinal o'brien did not address those charges directly. what he did say is that he apologizes to anyone who he offended. >> ann thompson, thanks so much for your continual reporting from the vatican. cardinal theodore mccarrick is the retired archbishop of washington and, of course, was part of the conclave that elected poen benedict xvi back in 2005. he joins me now. your eminence, thank you ver
CBS
Feb 11, 2013 12:00pm EST
is not eligible to vote. cardinal o'brien, his predecessor was in the roam when the pope made his announcement. i'm mike schuh reporting live from downtown. back to you. >> thank you very much, mike. one of the people now charged with selecting a new pope is cardinal edwin o'brien. he served as arch bishop here for 5 years. >>> $1 million it's the massive reward being offered for the arrest of former lapd officer christopher dorner. edward lawrence reporting for wjz with more on the massive manhunt for the accused serial killer. >> for the first time since the murder started in southern california a reward is being offered for the capture of christopher dorner. >> this group is posting a reward of $1 million for information that will lead to his capture. >> the former lapd officer murdered three people in revenge for being fired in 2008. dorner claims he was fired for reporting a fellow officer for excessive force. charlie back told kcbs he reopened the investigation into that claim. >> if he was to give himself up we would be glad to listen to what he has to say. >> in big bear, california polic
PBS
Feb 25, 2013 3:00pm PST
in choosing pope benedict's successor. it was to be one of cardinal o'brien's last official duties before a scheduled retirement next month. but in a statement he said... >> the holy father has now decided that my resignation will take effect today. looking back over my years of ministry for any good i have been able to do, i thank god. for any failures, i apologize to all whom i have offended. >> reporter: he does, however, remain a cardinal. it's understood he could still take part in the election of a new pope and it's his choice not to do so. in scotland cardinal o'brien is a divisive figure though many are sad to see him go. >> no one would have wished these circumstances. everyone will feel great sadness for what's arisen today. i feel that we should reflect for a minute just on the massive contribution that he has made to his church and his country over almost 50 years. >> reporter: others found him difficult not least for his uncompromising opposition to gay marriage. >> what we really hope in scottland is that the cardinal's successor will show more christiane charity to openly g
NBC
Feb 25, 2013 5:30pm PST
that today claimed britain's highest-ranking catholic. for scotland's cardinal o'brien, the end came with astonishing swiftness. today o'brien resigned and said he will not attend the conclave to elect a new pope. the first cardinal in history to stay away, because of a personal scandal. sunday, a british newspaper published accusations by three priests and a former priest that o'brien engaged in inappropriate behavior with them, going back to the 1980s. >> holy father accepted the resignation -- >> reporter: 24 hours later, pope benedict accepted o'brien's resignation as archbishop of saint andrews and edinborough. >> quite upsetting. >> the catholic church is in quite a bit of turmoil. >> reporter: o'brien denied the claims and said in a statement today, for any failures, i apologize to all whom i've offended. >> the one who handed me over to you -- >> reporter: just last week, o'brien spoke out about the american cardinal, mahoney under pressure to sit out the conclave because he shielded sexually abusive priests. >> we all acknowledge that sometimes if someone has erred in some w
CNN
Feb 25, 2013 2:00am PST
against cardinal keith o'brien, one of the 116 cardinals to participate in this conclave. cardinal o'brien has retained legal council and the vatican is looking into it. whatever vatican investigation is launched will not conclude before the conclave. it's in his hands. >> the pope held his final public blessing yesterday. they say that a day is a long week in vatican politics as it were, john. we'll be back to you with more as we get it out of there. >> a lot of tension in the final days for pope benedict xvi. our thanks to you and john this morning in rome. >>> the end of the era for the castro era. cuban president raul castro plans to step down in 2018. fidel castro's brother making this announcement yesterday. the new first vice president miguel diaz canal is part of the new generation that will provide future leadership for the country. >>> two adults and two young children missing after their 29-foot sailboat started taking on water near san francisco. it was 65 miles off the coast of pillar point when someone on board radioed for help sunday afternoon. about an hour later, the coast
NBC
Feb 25, 2013 6:00am EST
aaron, that cardinal keith o'brien has stepped down as archbishop. he's the most senior roman catholic cleric. this follows allegations that he denies of inappropriate behavior that dates back to the 1980s. inappropriate behavior towards other priests. >> the vatican is expected to -- at the live desk, angie goff. >>> the archbishop of wash ton, cardinal worrell is in rome to say goodbye to the pope. before leaving, he celebrated a mass for the pope at the basilica of the national shrine in northeast d.c. he will be one of the cardinals to select the next pope. >>> the man who shot president reagan nearly three decades ago, will be in court today. whether he should be allowed for unsupervise visits with his mother. he was found not guilty by reason of insanity. the hospital believes he should eventually be allowed to live full-time in williamsburg. >>> saturday afternoon a chain reaction crash just a day before the daytona 500 had sent kyle larson and his car through a fence shooting debris into the stands. almost 30 spectators had to be treated for injuries. crews had to work through
CBS
Feb 25, 2013 7:00am EST
. it was announced he was resigning and would not take part. cardinal o'brien is the focus of atense because he's been accused of inappropriate contact with four young priests some 30 years ago. the cardinal denies the allegations but said he was not taking part in the conclave so as not to detract from the conclave to choose pope benedict's successor. that brings the number down to 115. benedict told the faithful who came to his last sunday blessing that he was not abandoning the church but doing what was best to serve it in a way more suitable to my age and my strength. certainly the scandal that keeps erupting would tax the strength of any 85-year-old. even before ben digit announced his resignation, news reached him that cardinal keith o'brien was accuse of inappropriate touching with four young priests 30 years ago. the scandal matters less than who will replace benedict. >> i'm praying the cardinals will choose the right pope who's going to lead the church where it needs to be in a difficult time. >> would you like to see an american pope? >> that would be kind of
MSNBC
Feb 25, 2013 8:00am PST
. cardinal keith o'brien, highest ranking cardinal, announcing this morning the pope has accepted his resignation. that he will not participate in the upcoming conclave. it comes two days after allegations of inappropriate behavior surfaced about o'brien about other priests in the 1980s. it comes as benedict xvi gives cardinals permission to move up the start date of the conclave that will elect his successor. joining me now is elizabeth lev, writer of art history at the rome campus. it is great to have you here, elizabeth. the observer reporting saturday the cardinal o'brien made you wanted sexual advances towards tree priests and a former priest. demanding o'brien's resignation. o'brien issued statement this morning saying that the resignation was already in the works. i just want to put this out there. approaching the age of 75 and at times indifferent health i tendered my resignation shmonths ago. elizabeth, is the scandal really forcing o'brien's resignation now because of what seemed to the casual observer that this doesn't pass the smell test? >> i think that the problem here i
NBC
Feb 24, 2013 5:00pm PST
. those priests and the former priests want cardinal o'brien to resign immediately before he comes here to vote for the new pope. a papal spokesperson says the pope will be informed about the matter and the vatican will issue a statement tomorrow morning. >>> pope benedict will make his last public appearance as pontiff on monday before retiring on thursday. >>> california cardinal roger mahoney was questioned under oath this weekend about his handling of a sexual abuse case in the 1980s. the deposition involved a case where an ex priest is expected of molesting as many as 28 children. after the deposition cardinal mahoney is scheduled to fly to italy to vote for the next pope. catholic activists turned in 10,000 signatures urging mahoney to recuse himself from the vote but he tweeted that he would be leaving for rome in a few hours. >>> the brother of south african olympian and accused killer, oscar pistorius is also facing a charge of homicide. the athlete's brother, carl, faces a culpable homicide charge over a 2008 road death. a woman on a motorcycle was killed in the crash. >> the
CBS
Feb 25, 2013 12:00pm PST
. cardinal o'brien says he will fight claims made in a british newspaper. it says three priests and a former priest have complained to the vatican alleging that o'brien acted inappropriately towards them. he now plans to skip the conclave to elect a new pope. >>> meanwhile, pope benedict issued a new rule today to get around the usual 15-day delay before the conclave can begin. yesterday the pope blessed tens of thousands from his apartment overlooking st. peter's square. when he steps down on thursday, he will be the first pope to do so in 600 years. >>> a crazy weather day in parts of oklahoma and the texas panhandle after a blizzard makes traveling nearly impossible there. check it out. amarillo, texas, already has a foot of snow, making roads impassable and reducing visibility to 0. it is a mess there. it's a similar scene in oklahoma. the panhandle where blizzard conditions are hitting the region hard. people are being told to stay indoors and off the roads. the storm is expected to continue into tomorrow. >>> feel a little guilty about
CNN
Feb 24, 2013 1:00pm PST
and one former priest, are alleging inappropriate behavior by cardinal keith o'brien. now, he should have been at mass at st. mary's cathedral in scott land earlier on sunday. he wasn't there. the bishop who took that mass said that he is aware of those reports and that he is seeking legal advice. we are told by the vatican that the pope is aware of o'brien's case. >> thank you very much, becky n a moment, i will be talking to a vatican analyst, raymond arroyo, about this con throw verse sand what it could mean for the catholic church overall. we will be right back. [ lorenzo ] i'm lorenzo. i work for 47 different companies. well, technically i work for one. that company, the united states postal service® works for thousands of home businesses. because at usps.com® you can pay, print and have your packages picked up for free. i can even drop off free boxes. the pope is aware of o'brien's ar lot of hats. well, technically i wear one. the u.s. postal service®, no business too small. [ barking ] ♪ come on, boy! [ barks ] ♪ oh, heavenly day here we go. ♪ cha-cha-cha ♪ don't you kno
FOX
Feb 3, 2013 10:00pm EST
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NBC
Feb 12, 2013 6:00am EST
. cardinal edwin o'brien will help elect the new pope. he calls the decision to step aside is an act in humility. the current archbishop agrees. he weighed in on the task ahead of the new pope. >> can he embrace every language and culture on the face of this earth? imagine the job description that is. >> the archbishop says he does recall the pope saying if he reached the time he didn't have the stamina for the job, he would step aside. kim dacey, wbal-tv 11 news. >> thank you. urningts and staff are mornin a popular teacher at that was killed on monday, devin spence. his car collided with a school bus before 7:00 a.m. on monday. his car slid across the center line, hit the bus, and burst into flames. >> he was always kind and helping us to make ourselves better. he will definitely be missed. >> icy road conditions may have been a factor in the crash. 6:06. which modern conveniences do americans find it hardest to par with? >> the biggest blowout of the year in the big easy. we will take a look at how the party is going in new orleans. >> a new procedure coming up. >> the maryland zo
CNN
Feb 25, 2013 10:00am PST
to wait 15 days. part of the process when the conclave starts, scotland's cardinal keith o'brien, who has resigned amid allegations he abused four priests studying to be priests in the '80s. christiane amanpour joins us from rome. talk to us about what "the observer" newspaper is now reporting. one of the priests in his 20s in the '80s accuses o'brien of inappropriate action on his behalf. what are we talking about? >> reporter: well, suzanne, this is, you know, been reported by "the observer" newspaper in england and talking about these four priests, three were priests, one was a clergy member, over a period of years that stretched back for a long, long time, to the '80s. now, it has to be said that cardinal o'brien vigorously denies this and is considering -- or is now taking legal counsel. and he has, as you know, decided to not come to rome for the conclave. now, many here would say that was a wise decision. the pope today decided to accept o'brien's resignation. he had to resign because of his age and he did so several months ago. but often popes allow certain priests to carry on for
NBC
Feb 25, 2013 5:00pm EST
accepted the offer of resignation by carl l. o'brien -- cardinal o'brien. he said he would not come to rome and participate in the conclave because he did not want the media attention on him and taken away from the election of the pope. never before has a cardinal renounced his right to participate in the election of the pope because of scandals involving him. all eyes are now on cardinal mahony of los angeles. a scandal has engulfed him as well. let's see if the o'brien decision will change his mind. >> coming up, a baltimore county councilman accused of getting behind the wheel with a blood alcohol level more than twice the legal limit. >> todd huff announces his first-ever toward facing the consequences. >> a new report shows declining dropout rates are around the country. >> i am rob roblin. who will be performing at the preakness this year? that story's coming up. >> live, local, latebreaking. you are watching wbal-tv 11 news at 5:00 p.m., with stan stovall and donna hamilton, your forecast with tom tasselmyer, and skyteam 11, covering breaking news where you live. wbal-tv 11 news at 5
CNN
Feb 25, 2013 1:00pm PST
accepted the resignation of the scottish cardinal keith o'brien. unknown priests accused him of, quote, inappropriate acts. our senior correspondent matthew chance is joining us live in edinburgh, scotland. what do we know? >> reporter: well, wolf, i'm standing outside the official residence of cardinal keith o'brien here in edinburgh in scotland, where he's holed up inside, he's not giving any statements beyond the resignation statement he issued earlier today which was accepted by the vatican. this has emergelged as one of te classic scandals that's been affecting the church over the past several years. you saw it in the united states with the child sex scandal. where senior clerics in the church preach one way of living life but fail to live up to the high standards that they're setting for everybody else. it was the archbishop of scotland, inside this building. but there have been other examples. at the moment, the focus is very much on this cardinal, this archbishop. at evening mass, the faithful in edinburgh have yet another scandal from which to be delivered. the resignation of
MSNBC
Feb 25, 2013 7:00am PST
. there will be one fewer cardinal in that conclave. keith o'brien, head of the church in scotland, has resigned after he was accused by three priests and a former priest of inappropriate behavior. let's bring in nbc news vatican analyst george michaels, senior fellow at the ethics and policy center. george, so more than 100,000 people turned out yesterday for the pope's pin am sunday blessing. but have you all this controversy out there. let's start with cardinal o'brien. this is a man who has been outspoken in his views against homosexuality and when there were calls for l.a.'s former cardinal to stay home from the conclave because of his role in protecting the abusive priests. here is what the cardinal said. >> if someone erred in some way or another that does not -- judgment and other matters. >> probably not exactly the statement that people would have wanted to hear from him. so he's decided to step down. was this the vatican pushing him out of the conclave? >> reporter: i think he was planning to retire or be retired next month. and things simply moved up a bit faster because of the reports ear
MSNBC
Feb 25, 2013 11:00pm PST
. cardinal keith o'brien, the highest ranking church official in great britain, has been accused of improper conduct with priests. cardinal o'brien, who is retiring this year, says he will skip the conclave in rome to elect the next pope because he doesn't want to be the center of the media's attention. as the church gets out there to pick someone to lead it into the future, it now has another reminder of the worst part of its recent past. terrible news. we'll be right back. once you try an oral-b deep sweep power brush, you'll never go back to a regular manual brush. its three cleaning zones with dynamic power bristles reach between teeth with more brush movements to remove up to 100% more plaque than a regular manual brush. and even 76% more plaque than sonicare flexcare in hard to reach areas. oral-b deep sweep 5000 power brush. life opens up when you do. there's no subtext... just tacos. yeah, it's our job to make you want it. but honestly... it's not that hard. old el paso. when you gotta have mexican. >>> welcome back to "hardball." it's showdown time, of course. the clock is ticking d
CBS
Feb 25, 2013 7:00am PST
city. >> reporter: more troubles for the vatican and the conclave. cardinal keith o'brien of scotland announced he was resigning and would not take part in the conclave to announce benedict's successor. he was accused of what's called inappropriate contact with four young priests some 30 years ago. the cardinal denies the allegations but said he was not taking part in the conclave so as not to detract from the major issue of choosing pope benedict's successor. that brings the number of voting cardinals down to 115. benedict told the faithful who came to his last sunday blessing that he was not abandoning the church but doing what was best to serve it. in his words, in a way more suitable to my age and my strength. certainly, the scandals that keep erupting would tax the strength of any 85-year-old. even before benedict announced his resignation news reached him that cardinal keith o'brien of scotland had been accused of inappropriate contact with three priests and a former cleric 30 years ago. for faithful catholics like matthew spear of pittsburgh the scandals ma
NBC
Feb 25, 2013 11:00am EST
accused him of inappropriate behavior going back to the 1980s. cardinal o'brien didn't mention the allegations in his resignation. new today pope benedict xvi changed the rules allowing the college of cardinals to begin the process to elect a successor sooner than planned. he waiveded the usually 15-day transition period and said the conclave can begin when all the cardinals arrive after he steps down on thursday. the archbishop from washington is already in rome. he will say good-bye to the pope and elect his successor. the cardinal celebrated a mass for the pope at the basilica at the shrine of the immaculate conception in northeast washington. ♪ >> a one of a kind performance at a historic event. psy performed at his native country south korea's inauguration sunday. the inaugural honors the first ever female president. tens of thousands of people filled the streets of seoul, south korea, to witness the historic day. >> i didn't see her join in. >> she just watched psy do his thing. >> one of the hottest things to come out of that country. >> ever. >> as far as music for su
ABC
Feb 25, 2013 5:30pm PST
of the vote, britain's cardinal, keith o'brien, stepping down, after reports that he behaved inappropriately. and now come questions about an american cardinal. abc's david wright at the vatican again tonight. >> reporter: today, britain's cardinal keith o'brien said he will not attend the conclave, because his presence would be a distraction. this weekend, a british newspaper reported that four scottish priests claim o'brien made unwanted sexual advances on them in the 1980s, allegations o'brien denies. it's the latest of several scandals to threaten the dignity of this ancient process. other voting cardinals are known to have covered up for pedophile priests. l.a.'s roger mahony for one. today, president obama's former ambassador to the holy see suggested mahony consider bowing out, too. >> he has to decide for himself in terms of what is in the best interest of the church. >> reporter: and then, there's the italian papers full of reports of a dossier prepared "for the pope's eyes only," supposedly detailing a sex and blackmail scandal in the vatican. this is beginning to sound like a dan
CBS
Feb 25, 2013 6:00am PST
of misconduct allegations. the cardinal keith o'brien will step down. priest allege he acted inappropriately toward them. o'brien plans to skip the upcoming conclave to elect a new pope and that conclave will start very soon. today by the way, the pope issued a change in the rules to get around the usual 15-day delay. >>> pope benedict has now given his final sunday address to multitudes of catholics. the 85-year-old pope addressed tens of thousands from his apartment overlooking st. peter's square. he plans to pen is his final years in prayer. he steps down on thursday, the first pope to do so in 600 years. >>> afghanistan president hamid karzai ordered u.s. special forces out of wardak an important province in the eastern part of his country. yesterday's order stems from allegations that afghans working with u.s. troops have been abusing afghan citizens. so far, nato has found no evidence of misconduct by american special forces. >>> she didn't finish first but danica patrick earns her respect at the daytona. also ahead -- >> "argo" surprises and wins
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Feb 25, 2013 11:30pm PST
scandals are behin. >> the pope accepting the resignation of british cardinal keith o'brien who found hill self-the subject of a sex scandal. [ laughter ] [cheers and applause] >> stephen: you know, one of these days we're going to use that second digit. we'll be righ[cheers and applau] >> stephen: welcome back, everybody. thanks so much. my guest tonight has written a book about the evolution of maps. right, they descended from monkeys, too. please welcome simon garfield. [cheers and applause] thank you so much for coming on. all right, sir, you are the awjor of several books including the best selling international best selling "just my type." it bled lid of typography. >> important thing. >> stephen: without typeo grapy led to your next book. this book is called "on the map a mind blowing exploration of the way the world looks." why maps i have gps. why should i care about maps. >> stephen: thank you. >> in a way -- >> stephen: you are doing well right now, watch it. >> maps are our history really. you have to look at our mobile phone in ten years time it will have google maps, apple m
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